Seventeen past and present mayors of towns in Rep. Sue Myrick’s district have endorsed her candidacy, including Mint Hill Mayor Ted Biggers. Here’s the full list: Continue reading
Notice anything unusual in the skies last night? A man from Mint Hill thinks he saw a UFO. The man didn’t leave his name, but he did leave this report on aliencasebook.com:
But below Orion’s belt (or what I think is Orion) I saw a small cluster of stars. It looked pretty, but I couldn’t say I saw that ever before. I thought it must be some constellation I didn’t know. But it was about 5-7 stars in a group. I decided to watch in for a few moments when I noticed that the stars were moving. The group of stars moved as a whole across the night sky. They seemed very far away and difficult to be certain at first, but they moved as a group in different directions. Continue reading
Richard Holtzclaw came by the office this afternoon with a picture he took from the1950s or 1960s. It’s of a young woman in a beauty contest who is representing Mint Hill. Holtzclaw, an amateur photographer for many decades, can’t remember taking the photo but would like the person in the photo or a relative to have it. If you know who she is, call Tim Long at the Mint Hill Times, 704-573-4606.
The Charlotte Business Journal reports Charlotte area home sales are down a whopping 27 percent from September 2007.
Existing-home sales in the Charlotte market fell 27 percent last month to 2,239 from 3,067 in September 2007, according to the N.C. Association of Realtors.The average sales price dropped 9 percent to $214,927 from a year earlier.Statewide, existing-home sales fell 19 percent to 7,417 from 9,203 in the year-ago period. The average price dropped 13 percent to $198,794.
This was submitted to us by Patrick Kent. Is it any surprise Mint Hill softball is again the class of the area?
The Char-Meck Girls Softball will be having its softball championships for the fall season, Thursday evening at South Charlotte Middle School on Strawberry Lane. The 8U and 10U will play at 6 pm and the 12U and 15U will play 7:30 pm. The Char-Meck League consists of teams from the Mint Hill, Matthews, Weddington, Pineville, Steele Creek, South Charlotte, MyersPark and Old Providence athletic associations. MHAA is still alive in all four brackets and could possibly sweep the tournament championships.
(Charlotte NC)– Congresswoman Sue Myrick was endorsed today by NASCAR leaders Rick Hendrick, Jack Roush, Felix Sabates and Marcus Smith. Continue reading